Matt Beale


Student response to Kappa varies

Student responses to Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority's social probation through March 27 varied as some felt that the decision was appropriate, while others questioned whether the punishment was sufficient and whether Kappa would learn from it. The majority of students unaffiliated with Greek houses interviewed by The Dartmouth said that they were unaware of the situation and generally did not have strong feelings about the issue. College disciplinary committees determined last week that an Oct.

Saturday signals beginning of frat rush

Fraternity rush begins 7 p.m. Saturday night and continues through Sunday and Monday evenings, in contrast to sorority rush's more-involved weeklong process that started on Tuesday. Rush lasts two hours each of the three nights, and prospective fraternity members can visit as many houses as they want during this period.

Sophomore girls gather at The Hanover Inn to meet sisters of the newly-created Alpha Phi sorority at rush Wednesday night.

Alpha Phi holds inaugural rush events

Teresa Lattanzio / The Dartmouth Staff Introduced on campus after 2006 Winter sorority rush, Alpha Phi sorority is holding its first ever rush events this fall, drawing generally positive responses from other sororities. Alpha Phi's rush process principally differs from that of other sororities in that it lacks a physical plant -- most members currently live on the ground floor of Smith dormitory -- and consequently is holding rush parties in the Hanover Inn, FUEL dance floor and the Top of the Hop. Alpha Phi President Lauren Orr '08 said that the lack of a physical plant is not a problem.

New SEMP guidelines ease exemptions for using kegs at outdoor events,

SEMP committee revises policies

Chris Takeuchi / The Dartmouth Staff The College has implemented a series of changes to Social Event Management Procedures this fall, allowing groups to register "tails" parties with hard alcohol and standardizing the procedure for exemptions when registering outdoor events with alcohol.

College implements online course reviews

Interim Registrar Thomas Bickel announced Monday that beginning this term, the College will launch a two-year pilot program to test electronic class evaluations.

Rollins renovations reveal stained glass

Five stained glass windows depicting Christian imagery, at least three of which date back to 1885, will see the light of day for the first time in 41 years as part of a $1.4 million renovation project for Rollins Chapel that began July 1. Also underway are a re-stabilization of the exterior stonework, which suffers from water damage, and the installation of a sprinkler system.

System-wide failures spur week of blackouts

Four widespread campus power outages that started last Tuesday have plunged the campus in and out of darkness, causing disruptions such as a loss of power to the Engineering 3 classroom and fire alarms going off in Baker-Berry Library.

Nelson '75 aims for continuity as dean

Acting Dean of the College Dan Nelson '75 plans to carry on business as usual in the Office of the Dean of the College as a search committee looks for James Larimore's replacement. It's not the first time Nelson, who has worked in the dean's office since 1987, has served in this role.